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anti-death league..

Kingsley Amis

anti-death league..

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Published by Penguin .
Written in English


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Pagination304p.
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19912455M


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The Anti-Death League in reality only features very briefly, but it does give meaning to the main idea of the book, that of people feeling disillusioned with God and challenging His existence. Apart from that, there are some hilarious scenes with a mad doctor in charge of the local loonies place, the homosexual Max Hunter and the inept /5(8).

The Anti-Death League in reality only features very briefly, but it does give meaning to the main idea of the book, that of people feeling disillusioned with God and challenging His existence. Apart from that, there are some hilarious scenes with a mad doctor in charge of the local loonies place, the homosexual Max Hunter and the inept /5(10).

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Kingsley Amis has been described as 'the finest English comic novelist of the second half of the twentieth century'. Born inhe wrote over twenty novels, including Lucky Jim (), winner of the Somerset Maugham Award for fiction, The Old Devils (), which won the Booker Prize, and The Biographer's Moustache ().

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Genre/Form: fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Amis, Kingsley. Anti-Death League. London, Gollancz, (OCoLC) Material Type. On the other hand, this aspect of The Anti-Death League is fascinating for its relationship with Amis's books about James Bond. He wrote two non-fiction volumes about Ian Fleming's character and, after Fleming's death (and shortly after The Anti-Death League), Amis wrote a novel himself called Colonel Sun which probably remains the best.

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ISBN: X OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: London: Gollancz, ISBN x. Description: pages ; 19 cm. In The Anti-Death League () he embraced science fiction, and in The Green Man () he delivered a horror story about ghosts haunting a country inn.

The Riverside Villas Murder () is an old-school British detective story, while The Alteration () is an alternative history about England in a world that had never experienced the.

In his novels up to The Anti-Death League Kingsley Amis featured characters named Caton, after R.A. Caton, of the Fortune Press who published Amis's first book of poems, Bright November, but did not promote it properly in Amis's view.

More merciful than Waugh, in The Anti-Death League Caton dies and his name disappears from Amis's work. This incandescent portrait of suburbia and family, creativity, and consumerism burns bright. It’s not for nothing that Ng (Everything I Never Told You, ) begins her second novel, about the events leading to the burning of the home of an outwardly perfect-seeming family in Shaker Heights, Ohio, circawith two epigraphs about the planned community itself—attesting to its ability to.

The Anti-Death League by Kingsley Amis avg rating — ratings — published — 16 editions. Amis, Kingsley. THE ANTI-DEATH LEAGUE. London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, Octavo, boards. First edition. "Amis' conglomerate chronicle, a little science fiction (the genre he charted in New Maps of Hell), possibly a spy thriller (remember, he anatomized Fleming's oeuvre), some satire (he is a splendid satirist), uses many techniques, all the way from mischievous parody to more serious protest.

All about Reviews: The Anti-Death League by Kingsley Amis. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(6). Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif; The Anti-Death League: Kingsley Amis: Gollancz.

With The Anti-Death League (), Amis begins to show some of the experimentation – in content, if not style – that marked much of his work in the s and s.

His departure from the strict realism of his early comedic novels is not so abrupt as might first appear. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs.

The Anti-Death League Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. The Book of Bond or, Every Man His Own is a book by Kingsley Amis which was first published by Jonathan Cape in For this work, Amis used the pseudonym Lt.-Col.

William ("Bill") Ian Fleming's James Bond novels, Bill Tanner is M's chief of staff and a recurring character throughout the series. A tongue-in-cheek work, published by the same company that issued the Bond novels.

The Anti-Death League: Kingsley Amis: Books - Skip to main content. Best Sellers & More The Globe & Mail Best Sellers New York Times Best Sellers Best Books of the Month Children's Books Textbooks Kindle Books Audible Audiobooks Livres en français.The Anti-Death League, it soon becomes clear, is a generalized and implicitly symbolic fiction, in which Mr.

Amis has voluntarily surrendered some of his major strengths as a novelist. Apart from some touches of sardonic humor and several accurately caught conversations, one misses his characteristic sketches of contemporary English life.The collection contains material relating to Amis works in several genres.

Included are corrected typescripts of two of his satiric novels, Lucky Jim () and One Fat Englishman (); two mysteries, The Egyptologists () and The Anti-Death League (), and his James Bond novel Colonel Sun (). Each of these manuscripts is.